William Derry

1 May 1790–
Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Derry was christened on 1 May 1790, in Radcliffe on Trent, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Derry, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Hickling, was 34.

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Family Time Line

John Derry
1754–
Elizabeth Hickling
1756–1838
John Derrey
1780–
Samuel Derry
1782–1842
Sarah Derry
1785–
James Derry
1787–1867
Anne Derry
1788–
William Derry
1790–
John Derry
1792–
Elizabeth Derry
1793–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Deary , or alternatively a nickname for a merchant or tradesman, from Anglo-French darree ‘pennyworth’, from Old French denree.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Doiridh, the name of an eccesiastical family from Donegal, meaning ‘descendant of Doireadh’. Derry is often confused with Deery .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • William Derry, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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